XENIA — Leslie Denver Brown, age 70, of Xenia, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Greene Memorial Hospital. He was born July 9, 1943, in Savannah, GA, the son of Robert and Gusta (Hayslip) Brown.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
He is survived by his wife, Marion (Brawn) Brown; children: Cindy (John) Hardin of London, OH and Gary Brown of Xenia; sisters: Margaret (Steve) Bunch and Linda Bull, both of Xenia; grandchildren: Dannielle (Shaun) Blackburn; Amanda Edwards (Jason Hart); Christopher (Hope) Kingsolver; Mark Kingsolver; Ashley Brown and Brittany Brown; and 13 great grandchildren; aunts and uncle: Joanne Stamer of Dayton; Nancy Graham of TN; and Sharon (Dennis) Rupert of Nebraska; Bill (Vella) Brown of Alpha, OH, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He served in the US Navy and retired from Crown Cork and Seal.
Funeral service 1:30 PM Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at McColaugh Funeral Home, 826 N. Detroit St., Xenia. Interment to follow in the National Cemetery, Dayton. Friends may call Tuesday from 12:30 until the time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the McColaugh Funeral Home, Inc. to assist with expenses. Online condolences may be made to www.mccolaughfuneralhome.com.